The Elegance of the Hedgehog is a novel by the French novelist and philosophy teacher Muriel Barbery. The book follows events in the life of a concierge. La elegancia del erizo / The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, , available at Book Depository with free delivery. Buy La Elegancia del Erizo by Muriel Barbery from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.

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It incorporates themes relating to philosophy, class consciousnessand personal conflict. Critics interpreted the stance the novel took against French class-based discrimination and hypocrisy as quite radical, [1] fel some French critics found that this made babery novel an unsubtle satire of fading social stereotypes. The changes of narrator are marked by switches of typeface.

She is an autodidact in literature and philosophy, but conceals it to keep her job and, she believes, to avoid the condemnation of the building’s tenants.

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Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Barbery eleganciaa several themes into the novel. The Globe and Mail. This page was last edited on 29 Juneat Archived from the original on 7 February Start reading La elegancia del erizo Spanish Edition on your Kindle in under a minute.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Her perspective is that “[t]o be poor, ugly and, moreover, intelligent condemns one, in our society, to a dark and disillusioned life, a condition one ought to accept at an early age”.

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First released in August by Gallimardthe novel became a publishing success in France the following year, selling over elegancla million copies. Retrieved 27 October Amazon Business Service for business customers. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

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Premio de los Libreros Franceses Mas de 4, de lectores en todo el mundo Mas de un ano en las listas de los mas vendidosLa revelacion del ano. She understands many facets of the world that are unseen by others, and deeply understand the way the world works, and the many perils and pitfalls of adulthood and the many hypocrisies of modern society, and therefore resolves in not an deel melodramatic edizo, to commit suicide.

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A week after the novel was published in the United Kingdom, The Guardian ran an article about French best-sellers published in English, focusing on The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The New York Observer. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. She is introspective, and truly kind, though she tries her best to avoid the inquisition of others. References to philosophy, for instance, abound throughout, getting increasingly dense as the story progresses.

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog The first-edition cover. She effects this by pretending to indulge in concierge-type food and low-quality television, while in her back room she actually enjoys high-quality food, listens to opera, and reads works by Leo Tolstoy and Edmund Husserl.

Moving and hilarious, this unusual novel became the top-selling bsrbery in France in with sales of overcopies to-date. Write a customer review.